3 Changes in Shanghai
Look and learn more than seven hundred years ago fifty years ago ten years ago today
Look and read
At the History Museum
Many years ago, Shanghai was a small town.
Only a few thousand people lived here.
Many people were fishermen and farmers.
Today, Shanghai is a big city. There are many tall building.
More than thirteen million people live here.
They do many different jobs.
There are office workers, factory workers, builders, doctors and teachers.
The Shanghai History Museum tells the story of Shanghai.
In the muse-um, you can see an old village house,
and old boat and many other old things.
Look and say
Look! Hundreds of years ago, there were no tall buildings.
Yes. Today, there are a lot of tall buildings.
Hundreds of years ago, there was no traffic.
Shanghai was very quiet.
Today, there's a lot of traffic. Today, it's busy and noisy.
Look and read
12 October 1997
Next month, on 5 november, I will come to Shanghai to see you.
I left shanghai in 1947, fifty years ago!
Here is a photograph of Shanghai fifty year ago.
Also, here is a photograph of me fifty years ago and a photograph of me now.
You will see a lot of changes! Fifty years ago,
there were not many buildings.. Love Uncle John
Ten years ago,...
Now, it is very busy noisy clean today not many buildings/cars/buses not much traffic no traffic/tall buildings a lot of boats/big ships/
buildings/people many different jobs